Find Legal Information

Find Legal Information

We offer a range of free legal information including books and pamphlets in plain English, legal texts and more complex resources to help you find information on the law.


The Find Legal Answers tool kit provides basic information on all areas of the law in NSW. You will find answers to everyday questions about:

  • Family law
  • Tenancy
  • Courts
  • Wills and estates
  • Consumer law
  • Neighbourhood disputes






Legal tool kit titles can be borrowed from the library or viewed online.

Law Books for Libraries is a reference collection of complex and specific legal resources on a variety of topics selected by LIAC. This collection is updated regularly and can be found at City Library. Suitable for people who need more in depth information and helpful for students. Legal topics include:

  • Environmental law
  • Criminal law
  • Legal dictionaries
  • Family law
  • Human Rights
  • Discrimination
  • Business


  • Local Government







The State Library of NSW has extensive legal resources with a friendly team of  librarians available to help you. You can contact them on (02) 9273 1414 or visit their website.


If you need free legal advice or assistance please contact the Illawarra Legal Centre.

Shellharbour City Libraries acknowledges the traditional custodians of Dharawal Country and recognises their continued connection to the land. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and the contribution they make to the life of this City.